STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices

Coordinated Docket Sought for Federal C.R. Bard, Davol Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Plaintiffs in more than 50 federal lawsuits alleging injuries caused by hernia mesh products manufactured by C.R. Bard Inc. and subsidiary Davol Inc. have petitioned a federal judicial panel, seeking creation of a nationwide coordinated docket for the cases.

In an April 10 motion for transfer of all similar pending and future cases to a single federal judge, the plaintiffs contend that the hernia mesh litigation involves several complex common pre-trial issues that would be ideally managed in a consolidated multidistrict litigation docket.

The plaintiffs suggest that if the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation grant their motion, ...

Associated Law Firms
Brenes Law Group
Chapin Legal Group
Fleming Nolen & Jez
Hollis Law Firm

Associated Documents
Motion to Transfer



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